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No Winner Yet in Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest!

If you collect the first-of-the-year cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in the three-county area of Sacramento, Yolo and Solano, you could win the

If you've been looking for that elusive first-of-the-year cabbage white butterfly in the three-county area of Sacramento, Yolo and Solano, you're in luck. Art Shapiro hasn't found it yet, and neither has anyone else. So you can keep looking. If you...

If you collect the first-of-the-year cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in the three-county area of Sacramento, Yolo and Solano, you could win the
If you collect the first-of-the-year cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in the three-county area of Sacramento, Yolo and Solano, you could win the "Beer for a Butterfly" contest. Here a cabbage white heads for lantana.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you collect the first-of-the-year cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in the three-county area of Sacramento, Yolo and Solano, you could win the "Beer for a Butterfly" contest. Here a cabbage white heads for lantana.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Suds for a Bug? How You Can Exchange a Butterfly for a Pitcher of Beer!

Two cabbage white butterflies, Pieris rapae, flutter over catmint in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yes, it's true. You can exchange suds for a bug. That would be a cabbage white butterfly for a pitcher of beer or its equivalent. And it's all in the interest of science. Art Shapiro, distinguished professor of evolution and ecology at the...

Two cabbage white butterflies, Pieris rapae, flutter over catmint in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two cabbage white butterflies, Pieris rapae, flutter over catmint in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two cabbage white butterflies, Pieris rapae, flutter over catmint in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

That Elusive Cabbage White Butterfly

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint last summer in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you've been looking for that cabbage white butterfly in the three-area county of Sacramento, Yolo and Solano to win UC Davis Professor Art Shapiro's "Beer for a Butterfly" contest, there's still hope. Shapiro hasn't found it, either. Butterflies...

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint last summer in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint last summer in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint last summer in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 4:24 PM

Photobombing a Honey Bee

A cabbage white butterfly photobombs a honey bee on a bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis). This image was taken in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ready? Set? Go? The search party is almost ready to start. If you're lucky, you'll net the prize before Art Shapiro does. Art Shapiro, distinguished professor of evolution and ecology at the University of California, Davis, has announced his...

A cabbage white butterfly photobombs a honey bee on a bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis). This image was taken in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly photobombs a honey bee on a bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis). This image was taken in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly photobombs a honey bee on a bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis). This image was taken in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Joy, oh, joy, another  photobomb opportunity! The cabbage white circles the honey bee nectaring on bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Joy, oh, joy, another photobomb opportunity! The cabbage white circles the honey bee nectaring on bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Joy, oh, joy, another photobomb opportunity! The cabbage white circles the honey bee nectaring on bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 6:00 AM

A Butterfly for a Beer! Or Suds for a Bug!

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A butterfly for a beer? Suds for a bug? The annual “Butterfly for a Beer” contest, sponsored by Art Shapiro, distinguished professor of evolution and ecology at the University of California, Davis, gets underway on Monday, Jan. 1. The...

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, nectaring on catmint in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:30 AM

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